Tag Archives: DEC

Coal tar project delayed two years

Coal Tar

By Dan King The coal tar in the Mettowee River isn’t going anywhere for another two years. When the original plans were laid out in 2014, it was expected that the removal of coal tar from the river would take place this year. However, Mayor Brian LaRose reported last week that he had a meeting […]

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State to help fight lamprey

By Dan King The New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation is looking at options for controlling the population of invasive sea lamprey that threaten fish along parts of the Poultney River in Whitehall and Hampton. DEC sent a letter to Whitehall Mayor Ken Bartholomew last week, informing him that officials had completed an application […]

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‘No further action’ needed on auto lot

Smith Street Auto’s lot on Poultney Street needs no more action to fix environmental issues and is back on the village tax roll. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation filed a No Further Action letter for the property, which essentially means that no further action is needed in the process of remediating contamination […]

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Coal tar cleanup to affect Mettowee, Little League

By Jaime Thomas In two years, parts of the Granville Little League fields might be a bit wetter. The Mettowee River will be rerouted to flow through part of the lot in the 2016 season, limiting the amount of playing fields. At least, that’s part of a tentative plan to cleanup coal tar from the […]

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Meeting to address coal tar contamination in Granville

The Department of Environmental Conservation has formed a plan to fix a former manufactured gas plant(MGP) site and will welcome public comment next month. A two-year investigation found that subsurface soil and groundwater beneath the 10-acre site have been contaminated by coal tar, which migrated from the former MGP. This contamination migrated through a gravel […]

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